According to the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, the Greek authorities have not appealed to Russia with a request to provide cash assistance.
"No" - quoted by RIA "Novosti" answer Siluanov on the question of whether Greece to Russia for financial assistance.
yesterday it was announced that the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras wants to visit Moscow on a working visit in April 8. Scheduled meeting Tsipras, President Vladimir Putin, as well as the signing of several bilateral documents. Remember, February 5, had a telephone conversation between Putin and Tsipras. The Russian President invited the Greek Prime Minister in the capital of Russia to discuss the situation in Ukraine. Elected to the beginning of the year fresh Greek authorities representing the radical left party SYRIZA, have close contacts with Russia and oppose increasing the penalties are relatively capital of Russia. Thus, according to the results of the meeting of January 29 Greece has made exceptions to the communiqu? paragraph on the introduction of new sanctions against Russia, as well as statements and of laying on Moscow responsibility for the conflict in Ukraine. The media was also discussed the probability of obtaining a loan from Athens Russia, but as long as this information was not confirmed.